MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC Review & Specs

MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DP Wi-Fi SLI CFX ATX

MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC LGA1151 (Intel 8th and 9th Gen) M.2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 DDR4 HDMI DP Wi-Fi SLI CFX ATX

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Supports 9th i9-9900K, i7-9700K, i5-9600K and 8th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
Supports dual channel DDR4 Memory, up to 4400(OC) MHz
2x TURBO M.2, Intel Optane Memory Ready, Turbo USB 3.1 GEN2
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Built for high-performance gaming - Extended heatsink, ATX form factor ready for multi-GPU

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Specs Overview

Model MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE AC
Release Date October 2018

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Socket LGA1151
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel Z390
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220P Codec
Audio Channels 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Back I/O Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x RJ45
  • 1 x DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) ports (Type-A)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (Type-A)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (Type-A)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) ports (Type-C)
  • 1 x Optical
  • 5 x audio Port
Wireless LAN
PCI-Express x16 Slots 3
PCI-Express x4 Slots 0
PCI-Express x1 Slots 3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 128GB
Onboard USB 2.0 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 1

Critic Reviews

70

One of the cheapest Z390 boards you can buy in the UK, but while the feature set remains pretty strong the actual straight line performance is a little off the pace of the big...

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73

This is probably one of the harder board reviews I've had to write in a while as I'm normally very level-headed with budget boards as I see the value shine through.Unfortunately, in the case of the MSI MPG Z390 Gaming EDGE AC it is pitted against the...

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100

Best of all, the MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC is one of the lower-priced ATX Z390 motherboards, even if that does arguably say more about Z390 pricing in general than it does about this particular model.There are only a few more affordable ones, and they...

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